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Pay Equality

Editors, Earnings and Equality: Getting Down to the Root of the Jill Abramson Debate

Kim Keating | Posted 07.15.2014 | Women
Kim Keating

Abramson is not the first woman to be faced with this situation, nor will she be the last. In all of this media chaos surrounding this issue, it's essential to remember that being paid fairly is not the necessarily being paid equally.

Home Economics: Give Mom a Little (Professional) Respect

Alyson Gounden Rock | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Alyson Gounden Rock

This Mother's Day, we can all do three things that will bolster mom's value and support gender equality. We can stop making throwaway negative comments about mothers. We can acknowledge that mothers do real work, and we can value that work more highly.

100 Percent Mid-Century, Zero Percent Modern: Phyllis Schlafly's Not-So-Secret Formula For Keeping Women Disempowered

Christina Pesoli | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women
Christina Pesoli

Recently, Phyllis Schlafly emerged from her 1950s time capsule with both hot glue guns blazing. She took aim at the issue of income inequality and the proposed legislation to address the problem.

Sheryl Sandberg: 'It's Indisputable That There's A Real Pay Gap'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business

Sheryl Sandberg says anyone who questions whether men really make more than women simply isn't paying attention to the facts. During an interview w...

These 2 Stats Should Enrage Every Feminist In America

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business

America's recovery since the Great Recession has been fueled largely by jobs that typically pay close to the minimum wage, and women are suffering dis...

Why It's Not 'The End of Men'

Joan Williams | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

As long as a college diploma is worth more in a young man's hand, gender equality remains beyond our reach -- and no amount of happy-talk will change that.

This Labor Day, Consider This ...

Posted 06.11.2013 | Women

As Labor Day approaches and we all reflect on the work we and others do, it's worth keeping in mind how fairly we are compensated for that work, and w...

Forget Mad Men, It's Time for Mad Women

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

There is a big disconnect between the reality of many women's financial lives (being the breadwinner) and what they are brought up to expect (getting the glass slipper).